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Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bell Tower

 
 
Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Bell Tower Marker
Inscription.  
Bell Tower
First Jail and Police Station

Erected 1886

Named to National Register
Feb. 20, 1973

 
Erected 1976 by Preservation Society, Inc.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
 
Location. 39° 39.164′ N, 78° 45.779′ W. Marker is in Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is on Bedford Street west of North Centre Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Frederick Street, Cumberland MD 21502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Federal Court and Postoffice (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First National Bank and Trust Company of Western Maryland (about 600 feet away); Cumberland (about 600 feet away);
Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Bell Tower Marker
Christ's (St. Paul's) Lutheran Church (about 600 feet away); On This Site Stood Metro Clothes (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Cumberland (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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